Senate Historical Office File on Richard B. RussellSenate Historical Office File on Richard B. Russell

Senate Historical Office File on Richard B. Russell

Descriptive Summary

Title: Senate Historical Office File on Richard B. Russell
Creator: United States. Congress. Senate. Historical Office.
Dates: 1955-1972
Extent: 1.0 box (.25 linear feet)
Collection Number: RBRL/032/SHO
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: Two files created by the Senate Historical Office related to Senator Richard B. Russell, including biographical information and material documenting his funeral.

Collection Description

Historical Note

Excerpt from the United States Senate web site, http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/generic/Senate_Historical_Office.htm.

The Senate Historical Office provides information on important events, precedents, dates, statistics, and historical comparisons of current and past Senate activities for use by members and staff, the media, scholars, and the general public. The office advises senators and committees on cost-effective disposition of their non-current office files, assists researchers seeking access to Senate records, and maintains automated information data bases detailing locations of former members' papers.

Scope and Content

Two files created by the Senate Historical Office related to Senator Richard B. Russell, including biographical information and material documenting his funeral.

Organization and Arrangement

Two files containing clippings and correspondence, loosely in reverse chronological order.


Administrative Information and Restrictions

Preferred Citation

Senate Historical Office file on Richard B. Russell, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

User Restrictions

Library acts as "fair use" reproduction agent.

Copyright Information

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Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared by Russell staff, 2010.


Related Materials

Access Points

Russell, Richard B., (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971
United States. Congress. Senate. Historical Office.

Related Collections in this Repository

Richard B. Russell, Jr. Collection


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

BoxFolder
11Clippings, Senator Russell's funeral, 1971-1972
12Richard B. Russell file [clippings and correspondence, including biographical information, correspondence with Secretary of the Senate Francis Valeo, and notes regarding Russell staff], 1955-1971